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    AICPA is committed to promoting CPAs as the most trusted professional and premier provider of tax services. We offer information and resources related to tax return planning, preparation, examination and representation, with practices tools to assist with navigating IRS, tax practice quality control and management, as well as guidance and best practices related to tax ethics and practice standards. Tax Section members have access to additional member-only resources and practice aids throughout the tax interest area.

    Targeted tax news that provides insights on recent developments from the Tax Section and other tax publications.

    Your main access point for information, guidance, resources, and practice aids specifically designed for the tax practitioner.

    Stay connected with the Tax Section, trending issues, and your peers via social media in our updated Community.

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    AICPA “fly-in” to D.C. seeks path toward a 21st century IRS
    AICPA tax advocacy committee members said Wednesday they were encouraged after two days of meetings with key members of Congress and IRS Commissioner John Koskinen that the Service can provide more responsive and modern service to taxpayers and practitioners.
    2015 Annual Compliance Kit Now Available
    Note that some of our organizers and checklists were recently updated due to an error in the fillable form fields. Please ensure that you have the most recent versions downloaded. Our comprehensive package of busy season resources are now available for download (for Tax Section members only)!
    Busy Season Resource Page
    We have created this page to serve as your one-stop-shop for the resources, updates, and news you need as tax practitioners during filing season. Bookmark this page, then check back often for updates on anything that affects tax season operations and the preparation and filing of returns.

    Tax Guidance and Resources 

    The Tax Resource Library offers a comprehensive mix the resources to help CPA tax practitioners elevate their practice, stay current on trending issues, and maintain the highest ethical standards.

    In recent years, dealing with the IRS has becoming increasingly challenging. Our IRS Practice and Tax Administration resource page is your one-stop shop for resources to help you navigate IRS procedure and feel confident that you are effectively serving your client's IRS issues.

    We offer information, guidance, resources and practice aids to help our members navigate the multiple practice standards and ethics rules that govern tax practitioners, including the SSTSs and Circular 230, to help our members maintain the highest professional standards in tax practice.

    Exclusive Tax Section Member-Only Content 

    tax webcast archivesWebcast Archives
    All Tax Section webcasts are archived and available for Tax Section members to watch on-demand (without CPE).

    annual tax compliance kit for accountantsAnnual Compliance KitOur comprehensive annual collection of resources (e.g., checklists, engagement letters, organizers) to assist with return preparation, review, and delivery.

    irs e-services guidance Using IRS E-Services This resource walks members through the features and benefits of IRS e-Services and includes useful links and tools.

    2016 Filing Season 

    Tax Section Volunteer Opportunities 

    We have approximately 280 volunteers serving across 15 volunteer groups, including committees, tax technical resource panels, task forces, and other working groups. Our volunteers are divided into three categories: advocacy, member service, and ethics.

    These groups are an invaluable resource to the Institute as they provide guidance on complex and sometimes high-profile tax issues and serve as the subject matter experts behind the guidance and resources developed as a benefit of Tax Section membership. Visit our Community page for more information.

    You must be a Tax Section member to apply for to be a volunteer in the Tax Division.

    Contact the Tax Section Team

    Have questions for the Tax Section Team? Contact us for questions on tools and resources, website navigation, and volunteer opportunities.

    Cari Weston, CPA, CGMA

    Susan C. Allen, CPA/CITP, CGMA
    Lead Technical Manager

    Heather Murphy-Walker

    Henry J. Grzes, CPA
    Lead Technical Manager

    April Walker, CPA
    Lead Technical Manager
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